Tag: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
French Open champion Rafael Nadal is chasing a 19th title at the majors having recently captured a 12th Roland Garros crown.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will likely meet Roger Federer, who later plays against John Millman, in the next round.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beats Germany's Peter Gojowczyk in four sets, charging Tsonga into the second round of the French Open.
Tenth seeder Fabio Fognini will advance to the second round of the Italian Open after he defeated French favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
The Frenchman, who turns 34 tomorrow, reached the semi-finals here in 2013 and 2016 but did not compete on the clay last spring.
Tsonga, ranked 140th as he fights back towards the elite, spent 66 minutes in dispatching qualifier Fabbiano.
Djokovic vanquished Tsonga for the 17th time in 27 tour meetings stretching back 11 years.
Former world number five Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who is currently ranked down at 259, only returned to action in September after missing most of the season through injury.